Just a quick sneak peek at my editing. This is my second round of major edits, and I'm laying out what I plan to do next based on some feedback from my Beta readers and brainstorming with one of my closest friends. The first image is from Scrivener: The first round of edits are typed … Continue reading Just a Sneak Peek
Many, apparently. I cleaned my desk so I could work on revising more, and here's a peek: The stacked file trays are new, and I'm using them to sort feedback/different drafts of my novel: Top level is current draft, next my Alphasmart Neo, then supplies for revising, then feed back from an Alpha reader, then … Continue reading How Many Copies of My Novel Do I Need?
I'm working with InaWong on cover art for my book, and she's amazing! Here is her DeviantArt commissions page so you can see what other art she's done. So far, she's sent sketch ideas, and I okayed one. Last night she sent a WIP to check on layout. It looks really good! Ya'll, I'M SO … Continue reading Working with a Cover Artist and Angst
The Ocooch Mountains novel's first draft is coming along - I have just over 35,000 words. That's about 1/3 of the way there for a first draft in this genre! I'm working hard on trying to make sure I write at least a little every day. Prior to this, I had written during NaNoWriMo primarily, … Continue reading Ocooch and Content Editors
(Or I got my critique back from Kristen Lamb!) I was lucky enough to snag a 20 page critique from Kristen Lamb, and I worked up my authorly nerves and sent her my pages. Note that pretty much no one but my mom has ever read my writing, much less a Professional. Waited ten days. … Continue reading Oh, That Stings!